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    Smile Reading

    Hello everybody,

    The pronunciation of this city is [re] and not [ri:], isn't it?

    Thank you!

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    Re: Reading

    Quote Originally Posted by kukinecka View Post
    Hello everybody,

    The pronunciation of this city is [re] and not [ri:], isn't it?

    Thank you!
    Yes, it's a 'long e' sound. (at least in North America)
    Redding is pronounced with a 'short e' sound. (like 'bed', 'fed' and 'red')

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